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"If men found out how to give birth to children they'll never propose again." - Bette Davis

"How very awkward places we do choose in which to propose to one another!' remarked Mr. Beaumaris" - Georgette Heyer

"I have never been able to conceive how any rational being could propose happiness to himself from the exercise of power over others." - Thomas Jefferson

"I'm pathologically incapable of making decisions. Just ask my wife how long it took me to propose - on second thought, best not to bring it up." - John Grogan

"The most important question of the 21st century is not what or how much, it is 'How?' How do you propose to turn your good ideas into positive changes in other people's lives? You must be the 'how generation.'" - William J Clinton

"The question is still asked of women: 'How do you propose to answer the need for child care?' That is an obvious attempt to structure conflict in the old terms. The questions are rather: 'If we as a human community want children, how does the total society propose to provide for them?'." - Jean Baker Miller

"Good or bad I propose to be something great!" - Arthur Desmond

"If you're going to criticize, you should propose," - Paul Ryan

"If you're going to criticize, you should propose," - Paul Ryan

"I propose to consider the question, 'Can machines think?" - Alan Turing

"People might ask me, What do you propose instead? I propose nothing. I am a mere novelist, I just write about the world as I see it. It is not my job to transform it. I cannot transform it all by myself, and I wouldn't even know how to. I limit myself to saying what I believe the world to be." - Jose Saramago

"So what are you suggesting?" Grandfather asked. "We find a more acceptable group of people, then bring the Sacrifice to them? How do you propose we find them, a Facebook post? 'Click here to apply for eternal life'?" - Hilary Duff

"If the next time our governments propose to make war on a helpless civilian population we were to uncover our grief and guilt instead of our anger, how much difference might we make?" - Germaine Greer

"Although your father and mother are dead, if you propose to yourself any good work, only reflect how it will make their names illustrious, and your purpose will be fixed." - Confucius

"If, like many others, you are concerned social media is making people and cultures shallow, I propose we teach more people how to swim and together explore the deeper end of the pool." - Howard Rheingold

"I propose that a teacher's pay be tied to merit, not tenure. And I propose that a teacher's employment be tied to performance, not just showing up." - Arnold Schwarzenegger

"Tis hard to find a whole age to imitate, or what century to propose for example." - Thomas Browne

"Change is easy to propose, hard to implement, and especially hard to sustain." - Andy Hargreaves

"The task is not so much to solve problems as to propose questions." - Donald Barthelme

"I propose a limitation be put on how many squares of toilet paper can be used in any one sitting." - Sheryl Crow

"The teachers of our law, and to propose What might improve my knowledge or their own." - John Milton

"I propose to fight it out on this line, if it takes all summer." - Ulysses S Grant

"The businessmen have corrupted liberty by trying to propose it as a material quality." - Philip Wylie

"Retreat? NO. I propose to attach at daylight and whip them." - Ulysses S Grant

"What to ourselves in passion we propose, The passion ending, doth the purpose lose." - William Shakespeare

"I propose . . . . The conformity of the proposed Constitution to the true principles of republican government." - Alexander Hamilton

"What to ourselves in passion we propose, The passion ending, doth the purpose lose." - William Shakespeare

"I do not propose to be buried until I am dead." - Daniel Webster

"No other terms than unconditional and immediate surrender. I propose to move immediately upon your works." - Ulysses S Grant

"I propose to fight it out on this line if it takes all summer." - Ulysses S Grant

"I actually do propose open-mindedness, but open-mindedness to the Word of God." - Eric Ludy

"You have within yourself the answer to every question you propose - if you only knew how to look for it. In the Land of the spirit, you cannot walk by the light of someone else's lamp. You want to borrow mine. I'd rather teach you how to make your own." - Anthony De Mello

"I have never been able to conceive how any rational being could propose happiness to himself from the exercise of power over others... An honest man can feel no pleasure in the exercise of power over his fellow citizens.... Power is not alluring to pure minds and is not with them the primary principle of contest." - Thomas Jefferson

"It is too probable that no plan we propose will be adopted. Perhaps another dreadful conflict is to be sustained. If, to please the people, we offer what we ourselves disprove, how can we afterwards defend our work? Let us raise a standard to which the wise and the honest can repair. The event is in the hand of God." - George Washington

"It is too probable that no plan we propose will be adopted. Perhaps another dreadful conflict is to be sustained. If to please the people, we offer what we ourselves disapprove, how can we afterwards defend our work? Let us raise a standard to which the wise and the honest can repair. The event is in the hand of God." - George Washington

"My dear fellow citizens: For forty years you have heard from my predecessors on this day different variations of the same theme: how our country flourished, how many millions of tons of steel we produced, how happy we all were, how we trusted our government, and what bright perspectives were unfolding in front of us. I assume you did not propose me for this office so that I, too, would lie to you." - Vaclav Havel

"I propose to beg no question to shrink from no conclusion, but to follow truth wherever it may lead." - Henry George

"I do not propose to criticize the fatuous argument I have just outlined; here, to expound is to expose." - Peter Medawar

"Waiting for someone to propose to you only passes the "Really, it's tradition!" sniff test when both of you think it's the man's job to propose and both of you think that's awesome." - Carolyn Hax

"How can a governing party propose to its people a referendum that won't be binding? Is that a serious political programme? No it is not. It's the final option that will end up with upset, at a dead end, reflecting the last 4 years of the Ibarretxe Plan" - Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero

"I expect to fight that proposition until hell freezes over. Then I propose to start fighting on the ice." - Russell B Long

"To enlist the support of the people and of parliament, you only have to propose a profitable villainy." - Franz Grillparzer

"I am in a position to speak my mind. And that is what I propose to do." - Walter Cronkite

"When you propose ridiculous things to believe, too many men will choose to believe nothing at all." - Socrates

"I do not propose to add anything to what has already been written concerning the loss of the "Lady Vain."" - H G Wells

"I want to work on things that aren't self-evident, to propose things that are radically different and game-changing." - Yves Behar

"It is the duty of the President to propose and it is the privilege of the Congress to dispose." - Franklin D Roosevelt

"God Himself, sir, does not propose to judge a man until his life is over. Why should you and I?" - Samuel Johnson

"I propose to raise a revolution against the lie that the majority has the monopoly of the truth." - Henrik Ibsen

"The ambitious deceive themselves when they propose an end to their ambition; for that end, when attained, becomes a means." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"No term s except an unconditional and immediate surrender can be accepted. I propose to move immediately upon your works." - Ulysses S Grant

"What I propose, therefore, is very simple: it is nothing more than to think what we are doing" - Hannah Arendt

"I believe if we introduced the Lord's Prayer here, senators would propose a large number of amendments to it." - Henry Wilson

"No terms except an unconditional and immediate surrender can be accepted. I propose to move immediately upon your works." - Ulysses S Grant

"God Himself, sir, does not propose to judge a man until his life is over. Why should you and I?" - Anonymous

"The trade of advertising is now so near perfection that it is not easy to propose any improvement." - Samuel Johnson

"I would rather propose a bureau somewhat similar to that which we have in the Universal Postal Union." - Fredrik Bajer

"Even god doesn't propose to judge a man till his last days, why should you and I?" - Dale Carnegie

"I propose changing fear for hope. I propose changing Mexico." - Enrique Pena Nieto

"How can the unknown merit reverence? In other words how can you revere that of which you are ignorant? At the same time, it would be ridiculous to propose that what we know merits reverence. What we know merits any one of a number of things, but it stands to reason reverence isn't one of them. In other words, apart from the known and the unknown, what else is there?" - Harold Pinter

"Sarcastic Science, she would like to know, In her complacent ministry of fear, How we propose to get away from here When she has made things so we have to go Or be wiped out. Will she be asked to show Us how by rocket we may hope to steer To some star off there, say, a half light-year Through temperature of absolute zero? Why wait for Science to supply the how When any amateur can tell it now? The way to go away should be the same As fifty million years ago we came- If anyone remembers how that was I have a theory, but it hardly does." - Robert Frost

"Democracy, then, cannot be government by the people: it can only be government by consent of the governed. Unfortunately, when democratic statesmen propose to govern us by our own consent, they find that we don't want to be governed at all, and that we regard rates and taxes and rents and death duties as intolerable burdens. What we want to know is how little government we can get along with without being murdered in our beds." - George Bernard Shaw

"I propose a limitation be put on how many sqares [sic] of toilet paper can be used in any one sitting. Now, I don't want to rob any law-abiding American of his or her God-given rights, but I think we are an industrious enough people that we can make it work with only one square per restroom visit, except, of course, on those pesky occasions where 2 to 3 could be required.'" - Sheryl Crow

"I do not undertake to promote welfare, for I propose to extend freedom. My aim is not to pass laws but to repeal them." - Barry Goldwater

"In employing fiction to make truth clear and goodness attractive, we are only following the example which every Christian ought to propose to himself." - Thomas B. Macaulay

"I can't imagine what possessed you to propose to me." "Well that will give you something to puzzle over any time you can't sleep." - Georgette Heyer

"Whenever we propose a solution to a problem, we ought to try as hard as we can to overthrow our solution, rather than defend it." - Karl Popper

"I have come up to town expressly to propose to her. Algernon. I thought you had come up for pleasure? . . . I call that business." - Oscar Wilde

"Books, we are told, propose to instruct or to amuse. Indeed!... The true antithesis to knowledge, in this case, is not pleasure, but power." - Thomas De Quincey

"Why have we had to invent Eden, to live submerged in the nostalgia of a lost paradise, to make up utopias, propose a future for ourselves?" - Julio Cortazar

"To change criminal justice policy in any meaningful way means to propose changing a very longstanding system. It's not realistic to think you can do it overnight." - Kamala Harris

"Let us read with method, and propose to ourselves an end to which our studies may point. The use of reading is to aid us in thinking." - Edward Gibbon

"I well knew that to propose something which would be called extreme, was the true way not to impede but to facilitate a more moderate experiment." - John Stuart Mill

"This, said Damerel wrathfully, is the second time you have walked in just as I am about to propose to your sister!" - Georgette Heyer

"Better extirpate the whole breed, root and branch. And this, unless the German people come to their senses, is what we propose to do." - Gertrude Atherton

"The strategic initiatives we propose to undertake as part of our plan over the next few years position us well to lead this evolution." - Azim Premji

"We need to dream big dreams, propose grandoise means if we are to recapture the excitement, the vibrancy, and pride we once had." - Coleman Young

"I went into the temple, there to hear The teachers of our law, and to propose What might improve my knowledge or their own." - John Milton

"Whoever loves, if he do not propose The right true end of love, he's one that goes To sea for nothing but to make him sick." - John Donne

"The point at which the photograph ceases to function as a metaphor is the point at which it is free to propose an experiential model." - Thomas Struth

"Using these new funds, I will ask my secretary of defense to propose a new defense budget to meet the following longtime goals." - Donald Trump

"Whoever loves, if he do not propose The right true end of love, he's one that goes To sea for nothing but to make him sick." - John Donne

"Who ever loves, if he do not propose The right true end of love, he's one that goes To sea for nothing but to make him sick." - John Donne

"We need to dream big dreams, propose grandiose means if we are to recapture the excitement, the vibrancy, and pride we once had." - Coleman Young

"I admire actors who are bold and try to go forward over the cliche and propose something original to the audience." - Berenice Marlohe

"Should doubt knock at your doorway, just say to those skeptical, disturbing, rebellious thoughts, I propose to stay with my faith, with the faith of my people." - Thomas S Monson

"The biggest - one of the biggest barriers to driving economic growth is the capital gains tax rate. I propose taking it to zero." - Herman Cain

"My life is PG-13 sometimes, and I really want Josh Grogan to propose to me, and he just won't do it." - Emma Stone

"Negativity takes no imagination. It's far easier to criticize someone's decisions after they make them than to propose better ones beforehand." - Urijah Faber

"However, it must always remain a dialogue, and never an imposition of the church's own convictions and methods. Propose, not impose. To serve, and not to dominate." - Claudio Hummes

"In a sermon entitled "God's Providence," C. H. Spurgeon said, "Napoleon once heard it said, that man proposes and God disposes. 'Ah,' said Napoleon, 'but I propose and dispose too.' How do you think he proposed and disposed? He proposed to go and take Russia; he proposed to make all Europe his. He proposed to destroy that power, and how did he come back again? How had he disposed it? He came back solitary and alone, his mighty army perished and wasted, having well-nigh eaten and devoured one another through hunger. Man proposes and God disposes." - Jerry Bridges

"They knew no better, but I do not propose to follow the example of a barbarian because he was honestly a barbarian." - Robert Green Ingersoll

"Creativity is dangerous. We cannot open ourselves to new insights without endangering the security of our prior assumptions. We cannot propose new ideas without risking disapproval and rejection." - Robert Grudin

"We only learn our limits by going beyond them. I propose that we all commit ourselves to the process of Constant and Never ending Improvement." - Tony Robbins

"No, no. Don't make that face. Every time I propose to you, you make that twisty, unhappy face. It wears on a man's confidence." - Tessa Dare

"We don't propose to sit here in our rocking chair with our hands folded and let the Communists set up any government in the Western Hemisphere." - Lyndon B Johnson

"She knew what he had in mind. He'll propose in Scotland on my birthday. There was no doubt as to what her answer would be." - Jana Oliver

"Children will still die unjustly even in a perfect society. Even by his greatest effort, man can only propose to diminish, arithmetically, the sufferings of the world." - Albert Camus

"If genius has any common denominator, I would propose breadth of interest and the ability to construct fruitful analogies between fields." - Stephen Jay Gould

"They assert that their program is purely peaceful. . . . We want them to demonstrate clearly in the actions they propose that they have truly abandoned any nuclear weapons ambition." - Barack Obama

"I believe our techno-zealotry will be moderated by sheer circumstance. We will do what reality compels us to do, not necessarily what our fantasies propose." - James Howard Kunstler

"I don't think it's time yet to eliminate cash, but I propose having a less-cash society, not a cashless one." - Kenneth Rogoff

"I put pressure on myself to propose something new - I think it's the minimum that you can do as a fashion designer." - Nicolas Ghesquiere

"We are Republicans and don't propose to leave our party and identify ourselves with the party whose antecedents are rum, Romanism, and rebellion." - Samuel Dickinson Burchard

"I must get off for a bit or I'll bonnet Joggleberry or get up and propose a national monument to Guy Fawkes or something silly." - John Buchan

"For me to propose a division of Jerusalem was really terrible. I did it because I reached a conclusion that without which there will not be peace." - Ehud Olmert

"What I propose, then, is a strategy for interrogating the Darwinists to, as it were, squeeze the truth out of them." - William A Dembski

"My parents are divorced, and that was the last thing I wanted for myself. I waited until I was 36 to propose, and I'm really proud of that." - Josh Duhamel

"The deficit only became a big problem in the Reagan-Bush years. For 12 years, Republican presidents talked about balancing the budget, but failed to propose one." - Dick Gephardt

"As a liberal, I would hesitate to propose a blanket ban on any style of dress because of the implications for individual liberty and freedom of choice." - Richard Dawkins

"I propose that the government should get out of the business of marrying people and, instead, only give legal status to civil unions." - Tony Campolo

"I propose that 100,000 degenerate Britons should be forcibly sterilized and others put in labour camps to halt the decline of the British race." - Winston Churchill

"There is no name for all who participate in group decision-making or the organization which they form. I propose to call this organization the Technostructure." - John Kenneth Galbraith

"Gentlemen don't propose when they're eating." - Arthur Wimperis

"People Propose, Science Studies, Technology Conforms." - Donald Norman

"People Propose, Science Studies, Technology Conforms." - Donald A. Norman

"I don't order laws, I propose them." - Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa

"The trade of advertising is now so near to perfection that it is not easy to propose any improvement. But as every art ought to be exercized in due subordination to the public good, I cannot but propose it as a moral question to these masters of the public ear, whether they do not sometimes play too wantonly with our passions." - Samuel Johnson

"Should one be for or against pornography? I prefer to propose images of sexuality rather than to analyze the pros and the cons of pornography. Women are interested in erotics and sexuality, so I want to use my energy to propose images about that." - Pipilotti Rist

"The diversity of mankind is a basic postulate of our knowledge of human beings. But if mankind is diverse and individuated, then how can anyone propose equality as an ideal? Every year, scholars hold Conferences on Equality and call for greater equality, and no one challenges the basic tenet. But what justification can equality find in the nature of man? If each individual is unique, how else can he be made 'equal' to others than by destroying most of what is human in him and reducing human society to the mindless uniformity of the ant heap?" - Murray Rothbard

"A mood of constructive criticism being upon me, I propose forthwith that the method of choosing legislators now prevailing in the United States be abandoned and that the method used in choosing juries be substituted. That is to say, I propose that the men who make our laws be chosen by chance and against will of all the rest of us, as now." - H L Mencken

"If you can propose a memoir, even if you are eighteen years old - and what do you remember? What are you memeing? If you can propose a memoir, I believe someone will pay you to write it. And you will get a contract for nonfiction. And if it is about victimology in one way or another than you'll get more money. It's a sensation." - Frederick Busch

"So tonight I propose one more step that I would rather not propose. I ask the most fortunate among us, those citizens earning over $100,000 per year, for one year, to pay an additional one percent on the income they receive." - Mitch Daniels

"Why don't the men propose, Mamma? Why don't the men propose?" - Thomas Haynes Bayly

"Why don't the men propose, Mamma? Why don't the men propose?" - Thomas Haynes Bayly

"The two principles referred to are Authority and Liberty, and the names of the two schools of Socialistic thought which fully and unreservedly represent one or the other of them are, respectively, State Socialism and Anarchism. Whoso knows what these two schools want and how they propose to get it understands the Socialistic movement. For, just as it has been said that there is no half-way house between Rome and Reason, so it may be said that there is no half-way house between State Socialism and Anarchism." - Benjamin Tucker

"This is a, uh, friendship ring right?" "Yeah, do' worry. If I propose, you"ll know it. For one thing, I"ll be hyperventilating." A sly smile-surprisingly sexy-turned up his lips. "And it"ll be a ruby." "Rubies? No diamonds? Too expensive for the old writer's salary, huh?" He made a disparaging grunt at that. "No, I just think diamonds are common, that's all. If I get married, it"ll be because something uncommon is occurring. Besides, you wear a lot of red, right? I know how important it is for your accessories to match." - Richelle Mead

"This is a, uh, friendship ring right?" "Yeah, don't worry. If I propose, you'll know it. For one thing, I'll be hyperventilating." A sly smile-surprisingly sexy-turned up his lips. "And it'll be a ruby." "Rubies? No diamonds? Too expensive for the old writer's salary, huh?" He made a disparaging grunt at that. "No, I just think diamonds are common, that's all. If I get married, it'll be because something uncommon is occurring. Besides, you wear a lot of red, right? I know how important it is for your accessories to match." - Richelle Mead

"The capitalist system only allows us to heap up waste. I would like to propose that the trillions of money earmarked for war should be channeled to make good the damage to the environment, to make reparations to the earth." - Evo Morales

"From a business perspective, we are trying to propose some suggestions to the government. Not only to benefit Fosun, but to benefit all private enterprises, especially proposals to help small to medium-sized companies." - Guo Guangchang

"Books, we are told, propose to instruct or to amuse. Indeed! A true antithesis to knowledge, in this case, is not pleasure, but power. All that is literature seeks to communicate power; all that is not literature, to communicate knowledge." - Thomas De Quincey

"It is of man's essence to create materially and morally, to fabricate things and to fabricate himself. Homo faber is the definition I propose ... Homo faber, Homo sapiens, I pay my respects to both, for they tend to merge." - Henri Bergson

"The three great ends which a statesman ought to propose to himself in the government of a nation, are one, Security to possessors; two, facility to acquirers; and three, hope to all." - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

"The end we ought to propose to ourselves is to become, in this life, the most perfect worshipers of God we can possibly be, as we hope to be through all eternity." - Brother Lawrence

"We must start now to provide additional stimulus to the modernization of American industrial plants I shall propose to the Congress a new tax incentive for businesses to expand their normal investment in plant and equipment." - John F Kennedy

"Gentlemen, there is business before your house and I propose to get right to it, obeying, as far as I can, what seems to me becoming to be known as the Republican law of gravity." - Adlai Stevenson

"I am not proposing to replace war with peace. I propose to replace war with a smarter fight. A fight using other instruments, more intelligent instruments to convince people not to use drugs." - Fernando Henrique Cardoso

"Just as I shall select my ship when I am about to go on a voyage, or my house when I propose to take a residence, so shall I choose my death when I am about to depart from life." - Seneca the Younger

"My Design in this Book is not to explain the Properties of Light by Hypotheses, but to propose and prove them by Reason and Experiments: In order to which, I shall premise the following Definitions and Axioms." - Isaac Newton

"It is more reasonable to wish for reputation while it may be enjoyed, as Anacreon calls upon his companions to give him for present use the wine and garlands which they propose to bestow upon his tomb." - Samuel Johnson

"The first end I propose in our daily work is to do the will of God; secondly, to do it in the manner he wills it; and thirdly to do it because it is his will." - Elizabeth Ann Seton

"It'd be preposterous for me to propose a universal cure to loneliness but I will say that people who do the things they find interesting, either creatively or vocationally, tend to become unlonely very quickly." - Douglas Coupland

"In the days ahead, I will propose more ways for more Americans to get involved in national service and give back to our communities, because every one of us has a role to play in building the future we want." - Hillary Clinton

"Since science is fashionable today, it allows its fraternity to propose cloddish monstrosities as a solution to man's problems in many fields. Fashion rules and, anyway, who but the experts can even dare to speak up?" - Frank Schaeffer

"The stuff that I propose are things that I'm ready to govern with. They're not tools to get elected. They are programs and plans to do when you get elected." - John Kasich

"For my part, I consider that it will be found much better by all Parties to leave the past to history, especially as I propose to write that history." - Winston Churchill

"Just as I shall select my ship when I am about to go on a voyage, or my house when I propose to take a residence, so I shall choose my death when I am about to depart from life." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca

"while to propose to be a better man is a piece of unscientific cant, to have become a deeper man is the privilege of those who have suffered. And such I think I have become." - Oscar Wilde

"One can't allow blind loyalty to a friendship to lead one away from acting in the public interest. If Martin [Schulz] were to propose something that was totally absurd, our friendship would not prevent me from doing the opposite." - Jean-Claude Juncker

"For my part, I consider that it will be found much better by all parties to leave the past to history, especially as I propose to write that history myself." - Winston Churchill



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